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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Center of Writing Grad Student Programs

The Center of Writing offers a variety of programs to support graduate students in their own writing as well as their work as teachers of writing. There are three upcoming programs, continue reading for a schedule and application deadlines.

Dissertation Retreat (May Term, applications due April 11)
During the May Term, join fellow dissertation writers for three weeks
of concentrated dissertation-writing time in a supportive group
setting. Application deadline: Monday, April 11. More information at writing.umn.edu/sws/dissretreat
Graduate Student Teaching with Writing Seminar (May 16 - 20) Exclusively for graduate students who are teaching their own courses, this five-day seminar gives a thorough introduction to incorporating writing across the curriculum. Register at writing.umn.edu/myC4W
Commenting and Grading: A Workshop for Teaching Assistants (August 30 - 31) This two-day workshop offers graduate student TAs multiple approaches to commenting on and grading student writing, along with hands-on practice to prepare for the coming semester. Register at writing.umn.edu/myC4W